Welcome to the Scientific Working Group for the Analysis of Seized Drugs (SWGDRUG) Website

What's New:
1)
SWGDRUG Recommendations Version 7.1 was approved on June 9, 2016.
2)
Two draft documents have been posted and SWGDRUG is seeking your comments until October 13, 2018. 1) Revision to Part IIIB Methods of Analysis/Analytical Scheme for Identification of Drugs or Chemicals and 2) Newly Proposed Supplemental Document SD-7 for Construction of an Analytical Scheme.
3)
Drug Monographs (being updated regularly), please note the table is now sortable and includes two new columns.
4)
Searchable Mass Spectral Library Version 3.3c (dated September 28, 2018).
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Searchable Infrared Library Version 1.9 (dated September 18, 2018).
6)
ENFSI-DWG has published a new Guideline on Sampling of Illicit Drugs for Quantitative Analysis and a corresponding Sampling Calculator, both of which have been posted to this website.
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To keep up with the latest updates (including new monographs, libraries, etc.) from SWGDRUG, follow us on Twitter or email us at swgdrugupdate@gmail.com and ask to be added to our mailing list.
8) SWGDRUG is now offering a calculator for extrapolation of net weight in conjunction with a hypergeometric sampling plan, see tools.
9)
Check out the 2017 and 2018 annual SWGDRUG Bulletins.
SWGDRUG's Mission:
SWGDRUG works to improve the quality of the forensic examination of seized drugs and to respond to the needs of the forensic community by supporting the development of internationally accepted minimum standards, identifying best practices within the international community, and providing resources to help laboratories meet these standards.
Suggestions/Comments:
We hope that you find our website easy to navigate and encourage you to forward any suggestions or comments to the SWGDRUG facilitator at: swgdrug@hotmail.com

Last Update September 2018

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